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MUSI268 Performance in Asia and the Pacific

2021 information for papers will be published in early September. 

A study of the musical diversity of Asia and the Pacific with focus on performance in Japan, Indonesia, Polynesia and Melanesia. Includes playing experience on select instruments.

Paper title Performance in Asia and the Pacific
Paper code MUSI268
Subject Music
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2020
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,080.30
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,555.35

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36 100-level points
MUSI 226, MUSI 228, MUSI 326, MUSI 328, MUSI 368
Schedule C
Arts and Music
No prior musical knowledge required.

Teaching staff

Paper Coordinator: Professor Henry Johnson


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Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
  • Develop an appreciation of performance in Asian and Pacific cultures by understanding music in its cultural context.
  • Develop an ability to study, interpret and comprehend performance through the discipline of ethnomusicology.
  • Acquire knowledge and skills when studying performance in Asian and Pacific cultures and be able to write about this phenomenon effectively.
  • Gain an appreciation of scholarship on performance in Asian and Pacific cultures, including methods, theories and procedures relating to the field of ethnomusicology.
  • Display competency in working with others.

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Not offered in 2020

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system